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Privacy Policy for DoorHunt

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their personal information is being used online. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your personal information in accordance with our Website.

  • What personal information do we collect from the people that visit DoorHunt?

    When subscribing to our Website, you may be asked to enter your name and email address to help you with your experience.

  • When do we collect information?

    We collect information from you when you request for alert services from our Website.

  • How do we use your information?

    We may use the information we collect from you when you subscribe to our Website, in the following ways:

  • How do we protect your information?

    We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.

    We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.

    We use regular Malware Scanning.

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional sites our Website uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This policy describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored; however, this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the Websites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this Website. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other Websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this Website. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

In order to provide you with a great experience on our Website we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this Website runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

This Website uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the Website and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the Website and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the Website is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience on the Website whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

We use adverts to offset the costs of running this Website and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this Website are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this Website that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media Websites including; Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube, will set cookies through our Website which may be used to enhance your profile on their Website or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Third-party disclosure

Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en We use Google AdSense Advertising on our Website.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our Website. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our Website and other Websites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following:

  1. Remarketing with Google AdSense
  2. Google Display Network Impression Reporting
  3. Demographics and Interests Reporting
  4. DoubleClick Platform Integration

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our Website.

Opting out

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

Does our Website allow third-party behavioural tracking?

It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioural tracking

Direct Marketing

We collect your email address in order to:

  1. Send information, respond to enquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

To be in accordance with SPAM regulations, we agree to the following:

  1. Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  2. Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
  3. Include the physical address of our business or Website headquarters.
  4. Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
  5. Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  6.  Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at info@doorhunt.com and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our Website. However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.